Brandis on a US map from 1944 - (McMaster University Library Digital Archive, License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 CC BY-NC 2.5 CA /MULDA/)
Brandis air base on a US map from 1955 or 1958 - The runway is clearly visible, as are facilities of the old air base and the connecting railway. (AMS M841 GSGS 4414, Courtesy Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University /BYU/)
During the Cold War
In the 1950s
May 1954 Relocation of the Ground Attack Regiment Brandis (PFN 36 764) to Finsterwalde
Brandis Air Base on a map of the US Department of Defense from 1972 - (ONC E-2 (1972), Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin /PCL MC/)
LOM 26: 980 "CZ"
LMM 26: 483 "C"
08/26: 2200m x 60m Concrete
The russian call sign for the airfield was ZAPAIKA (original notation in Cyrillic: ЗАПАЙКА).